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3/30/2012 - Asheville area performing arts calendar for the coming week
by Take 5

ACOUSTIC

Bob Margolin, blues guitarist and vocalist 8 p.m. today, The Altamont Theatre, 18 Church St., Asheville. $12. 348-5327 or www.my altamont.com.

Mavis Staples, of The Staple Singers, 8 p.m. Saturday, Lipinsky Auditorium, UNC Asheville. $35. $5 UNCA students. $7 area students. Gospel, soul, R&B. 251-6674 or cesap.unca.edu.

Michelle Leigh at Hooterville Hoedown's Big Show, 7 p.m. Saturday, Opportunity House, 1411 Asheville Hwy., Hendersonville. $5. Optional barbecue dinner 5:30 p.m. for $8. www.reverbnation. com/venue/hooterville hoedownsbigshow.

Youngs Mountain Music, 8-10 bands featuring mountain music 7-11 p.m. every Saturday, Mountain Music Drive (off U.S. 19E), Burnsville. Nonalcoholic facility. 675-4790.

The Weinberg-Babelay Duo, jazz standards and modern works 7 p .m. April 3, in the Franklin High School Chorus Room.

Larry Sparks and The Lonesome Ramblers, 7 p.m. April 7, Old Rock School, Valdese. $18 advance, $20 at door. 879-2129 or www.valdese.com.

Al Petteway and Amy White, 4 p.m. April 22, The Guitar Academy of WNC's Music Listening Room, 235 Duncan Hill Road, Hendersonville. Tickets $15 and up. www.wncguitaracademy.com /listening-rm.

Balsam Range, opened by Fayssoux McLean and Brandon Turner, 7 p.m. April 26, Champan Cultural Center, 200 E. St. John St., Spartanburg, S.C. Barbecue supper 5:30 p.m. $25 for show, $15 for dinner. 864-542-ARTS or visit www.Chap- manCulturalCenter.org.

Teada with Seamus Begley, 8 p.m. May 11, Diana Wortham Theatre-Pack Place, Biltmore Avenue, Asheville. 257-4530. www.dwtheatre.com.

Tom Fisch, 4 p.m. May 13, The Guitar Academy of WNC's Music Listening Room, 235 Duncan Hill Road, Hendersonville. Tickets $15 and up. www.wncguitaracademy.com/listening-rm.

The Teatotalers with John Doyle, Martin Hayes eand Kevin Crawford, 8 p.m. May 24, Diana Wortham Theatre-Pack Place, Biltmore Avenue, Asheville. 257-4530. www.dwtheatre.com.

Chuck Brodsky, 4 p.m. June 10, The Guitar Academy of WNC's Music Listening Room, 235 Duncan Hill Road, Hendersonville. Tickets $15 and up. www.wncguitaracademy.com/listening-rm.

Danny Ellis, 4 p.m. July 8, The Guitar Academy of WNC's Music Listening Room, 235 Duncan Hill Road, Hendersonville. Tickets $15 and up. www.wncguitaracademy.com/listening-rm.

CHRISTIAN AND GOSPEL

Christian Classic Tour, 7:30 p.m. today, Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin. Featuring Steve Green, Twila Paris, Wayne Watson, and Michael Card. Tickets start at $20. 866-273-4615 or www.great mountainmusic.com.

The Anthem of Angels Tour, 7 p.m. April 28, The Bridge Coliseum, Spruce Pine. Featuring Seventh Day Slumber, Manic Drive, Ilia. Free. 766-6316.

CLASSICAL AND CHORAL

Blue Ridge Orchestra, "An Overture to Spring" 4 p.m. Sunday, Diana Wortham Theatre, Biltmore Avenue, downtown Asheville. $15, $5 students, $40 for preferred seating. www.dwtheatre.com.

Chamber music, 3 p.m. Sunday, St. Matthias Church, 1 Dundee St., Asheville. Franklin Keel and Kara Poorbough, members of Opal String Quartet, perform with clarinetist Brian Hermanson. By donation, no one turned away for lack of funds.

 Pacifica String Quartet, 8 p.m. April 13, Unitarian Universalist Church, Charlotte Street at Edwin Place. Presented by the Asheville Chamber Music Series. www.ashevillechamber music.org

 Asheville Symphony Orchestra, "Mozart's Jupiter Symphony," 8 p.m. April 14, Thomas Wolfe Auditorium at U.S. Cellular Center, Haywood Street, Asheville. 254-7046. www.ashevillesymphony.org. 

 The Renaissonics, 7 p.m. April 18, St. Matthias Church, 1 Dundee St., Asheville. Virtuoso solos, chamber music, dance music and improvisations. $15 donation but no one turned away for lack of funds. Reserved seats $30. 545-8865 or www.echocooperative.org.

N.C. Symphony, 7:30 p.m. April 25, Mars Hill College's Moore Auditorium. $25 general admission, $100 patron. Visit http://www.mhc.edu/.

Lyra, Russian choral music, 7 p.m. April 27, St. John in the Wilderness, Flat Rock. A capella group of five vocalists from St. Petersburg. $15. 698-2357.

Asheville Symphony Orchestra, "The Pines of Rome," 8 p.m. May 12, Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. 254-7046. www.ashevillesymphony.org.

Pan Harmonia, led by Asheville flutist Kate Steinbck, 8 p.m. June 14, UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union Grotto. Free. 251-6674 or cesap.unca.edu.

DANCE

Keigwin and Company, 8 p.m. today-Saturday, Diana Wortham Theatre, Pack Place, Biltmore Avenue, Asheville. $35, $30 student, child ticket unavailable. 257-4530. www.dwtheatre.com.

Bailey Mountain Cloggers presents "As Scene on TV," spring concert 7 p.m. today-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Mars Hill College's Moore Auditorium. $10, $8 senior citizens, free ages 6 and younger. 689-1113.

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Southern Lights Square and Round Dance Club holds All Hot Hash Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m. today, Whitmire Activity Building, Lily Pond Road, Hendersonville. 696-9198.

Clogging and Irish step dancing, every Monday at Joyful Noise in Weaverville. $10 per class. A variety of classes starting between 5-7:30 p.m. Contact Cheryl Renfro at 712-7559 or cheryl renfro@hotmail.com.

Tango, Milonga at Tomato Cocina Latina, 70 Westgate Pky., Asheville, 8:30 p.m.-midnight second and fourth Fridays. Presented by Tango Asheville. $5 members, $6 non-members.

Hip Hop for kids, 5 p.m. Fridays, Hunab Kru Studio of Dance, Arden. For age 6-13. The art of BBoying and BGirling to all skill levels. 654-7890.

Square and round dancing, with Land of Sky Square Dance Club, second and fourth Fridays, Senior Opportunity Center, 36 Grove St., Asheville. For all ages. www.landofskyquares.info.

West African dance classes, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Terpsicorps Studio, Old Lyman Street, Asheville. Classes are done to live drumming. $10. Open to all levels. 319-2486.

Tuesday Night Dance Social, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Homewood Event and Conference Center, 19 Zillicoa St., Asheville. $7. Music provided includes ballroom, country western, line dance, swing, salsa, more. 712-8121.

Square dance lessons with Southern Lights Square and Round Dance Club, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Stoney Mountain Activity Center, Stoney Mountain Road, Hendersonville. 625-9969.

Contra dance, 2-4:30 p.m. every fourth Sunday, The Gateway Club, 37 Church St., Waynesville. $5. 456-6789.

Classes With Ellie Grace, Appalachian clogging and Cape Breton step dancing, West Asheville. 573-239-0430 or www.gracefamilymusic.com.

Irish dance classes, ongoing classes at Miss Donna's Academy of Dance in Candler. For all levels. 242-2361.

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FILM SCREENINGS

Movies at Jackson County Library in Sylva are shown 6:30 p.m. every Thursday. Free. Call 586-2016.

"How To Get Ahead in Advertising," 8 p.m. April 3, Cinema Lounge, Carolina Asheville Cinemas, 1640 Hendersonville Road. Free. Presented by Asheville Film Society.

"The Dark Eyes of London," 1939, 8 p.m .April 5, Cinema Lounge, Carolina Asheville Cinemas, 1640 Hendersonville Road. Free. Presented by the Thusday Horror Picture Show series.

Rascal Flats "Changed" concert, 8 p.m., Carolina Asheville Cinemas, 1640 Hendersonville Road. www.fathomevents.com

"Sahkanaga," 7:30 p.m. April 17, Western Carolina University, A.K. Hinds University Center, Cullowhee. Teen in rural Gerogia makes gruesome discovery. Free. 227-3622 or ace.wcu. edu.

FREE SHOWS

Depot Doins, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, downtown Marshall. Bluegrass and country jam open to singers and bands. 645-0503.

Old Fort Mountain Music, 7 p.m. Fridays, year-round, the Rockett Building, Main Street, Old Fort.669-6894.

Woody's Original Mountain Music, 7 p.m. Fridays, year-round, 3354 U.S. 70 W., Marion. 724-4158.

Bluegrass jam, 6 p.m. every first Saturday, Erwin Hills Lions Club, 188 Erwin Hills Road, Asheville. Several groups perform. Bring your instrument. Cake walk. Free admission. 713-7509.

Swannanoa Valley Bluegrass Jam, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Eye Scream Ice Cream Parlor, 2064 U.S. 70 W., Swannanoa, 505-2174.

First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Series, concert and jam sessions 7-9 p.m. every first Thursday, Western Carolina University's Mountain Heritage Center, Cullowhee. 227-7129.

Sounds of Silvermont, 7:30-10 p.m. Thursdays, Silvermont Mansion, 364 E. Main St., Brevard. Local musicians playing bluegrass, country, gospel and more. 884-3166.

Bluegrass Music Jam, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Marion Depot, 58 Depot St. Open to all musicians; no scheduled performers. 652-2215.

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Hooterville Hoedown, mini-jams for local musicians 7-9 p.m. every Thursday, Opportunity House, 1411 Asheville Hwy., Hendersonville. Big Show last Thursdays featuring an area professional band, $4. 692-0575.

Open jam nights the second and fourth Thursdays, Signature Brew Coffee Company, 633 W. Main St., Sylva. Shop provides the instruments, you provide the talent. Chris Cooper's Fusion band hosts. 587-6300.

The Lady and the Old Timers Band, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. first Friday of each month, Jackson County Public Library, Sylva. Gospel and traditional country tunes. 586-2016.

The Broadcast, 6 p.m. May 26, Carrier Park, 500 Amboy Road, Asheville. Female fronted, six piece soul infused rock band. 989-3587 or www.mountainsportsfestival.com.

JAZZ AND BLUES

Sunday jazz, 1 p.m. every Sunday with Michael Jefry Stevens and Eliot Wadopien, The Altamont, 18 Church St., Asheville. $10. 270-7747 or www.myaltamont.com.

STORYTELLING/ PUPPETRY/COMEDY

Comedy open mic 9-11 p.m. every Saturday, Wall Street Coffee House, 62 Wall St., Asheville. Everyone gets six minutes to try to make the audience laugh. 545-8502 or 423-0023.

Live comedy 8:30-10 p.m. every Wednesday at Essence Lounge at Harrah's Cherokee Casino.

Poet Glenis Redmond, 7 p.m. April 10, Mars Hill College, Belk Auditorium in Wren Building. Free.

Southern Lights Square and Round Dance Club holds All Hot Hash Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m. today, Whitmire Activity Building, Lily Pond Road, Hendersonville. 696-9198.

Clogging and Irish step dancing, every Monday at Joyful Noise in Weaverville. $10 per class. A variety of classes starting between 5-7:30 p.m. Contact Cheryl Renfro at 712-7559 or cheryl renfro@hotmail.com.

Tango, Milonga at Tomato Cocina Latina, 70 Westgate Pky., Asheville, 8:30 p.m.-midnight second and fourth Fridays. Presented by Tango Asheville. $5 members, $6 non-members.

Hip Hop for kids, 5 p.m. Fridays, Hunab Kru Studio of Dance, Arden. For age 6-13. The art of BBoying and BGirling to all skill levels. 654-7890.

Square and round dancing, with Land of Sky Square Dance Club, second and fourth Fridays, Senior Opportunity Center, 36 Grove St., Asheville. For all ages. www.landofskyquares.info.

West African dance classes, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Terpsicorps Studio, Old Lyman Street, Asheville. Classes are done to live drumming. $10. Open to all levels. 319-2486.

Tuesday Night Dance Social, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Homewood Event and Conference Center, 19 Zillicoa St., Asheville. $7. Music provided includes ballroom, country western, line dance, swing, salsa, more. 712-8121.

Square dance lessons with Southern Lights Square and Round Dance Club, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Stoney Mountain Activity Center, Stoney Mountain Road, Hendersonville. 625-9969.

Contra dance, 2-4:30 p.m. every fourth Sunday, The Gateway Club, 37 Church St., Waynesville. $5. 456-6789.

Classes With Ellie Grace, Appalachian clogging and Cape Breton step dancing, West Asheville. 573-239-0430 or www.gracefamilymusic.com.

Irish dance classes, ongoing classes at Miss Donna's Academy of Dance in Candler. For all levels. 242-2361.

FILM SCREENINGS

Movies at Jackson County Library in Sylva are shown 6:30 p.m. every Thursday. Free. Call 586-2016.

"How To Get Ahead in Advertising," 8 p.m. April 3, Cinema Lounge, Carolina Asheville Cinemas, 1640 Hendersonville Road. Free. Presented by Asheville Film Society.

"The Dark Eyes of London," 1939, 8 p.m .April 5, Cinema Lounge, Carolina Asheville Cinemas, 1640 Hendersonville Road. Free. Presented by the Thusday Horror Picture Show series.

Rascal Flats "Changed" concert, 8 p.m., Carolina Asheville Cinemas, 1640 Hendersonville Road. www.fathomevents.com

"Sahkanaga," 7:30 p.m. April 17, Western Carolina University, A.K. Hinds University Center, Cullowhee. Teen in rural Gerogia makes gruesome discovery. Free. 227-3622 or ace.wcu. edu.

FREE SHOWS

Depot Doins, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, downtown Marshall. Bluegrass and country jam open to singers and bands. 645-0503.

Old Fort Mountain Music, 7 p.m. Fridays, year-round, the Rockett Building, Main Street, Old Fort.669-6894.

Woody's Original Mountain Music, 7 p.m. Fridays, year-round, 3354 U.S. 70 W., Marion. 724-4158.

Bluegrass jam, 6 p.m. every first Saturday, Erwin Hills Lions Club, 188 Erwin Hills Road, Asheville. Several groups perform. Bring your instrument. Cake walk. Free admission. 713-7509.

Swannanoa Valley Bluegrass Jam, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Eye Scream Ice Cream Parlor, 2064 U.S. 70 W., Swannanoa, 505-2174.

First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Series, concert and jam sessions 7-9 p.m. every first Thursday, Western Carolina University's Mountain Heritage Center, Cullowhee. 227-7129.

Sounds of Silvermont, 7:30-10 p.m. Thursdays, Silvermont Mansion, 364 E. Main St., Brevard. Local musicians playing bluegrass, country, gospel and more. 884-3166.

Bluegrass Music Jam, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Marion Depot, 58 Depot St. Open to all musicians; no scheduled performers. 652-2215.

Hooterville Hoedown, mini-jams for local musicians 7-9 p.m. every Thursday, Opportunity House, 1411 Asheville Hwy., Hendersonville. Big Show last Thursdays featuring an area professional band, $4. 692-0575.

Open jam nights the second and fourth Thursdays, Signature Brew Coffee Company, 633 W. Main St., Sylva. Shop provides the instruments, you provide the talent. Chris Cooper's Fusion band hosts. 587-6300.

The Lady and the Old Timers Band, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. first Friday of each month, Jackson County Public Library, Sylva. Gospel and traditional country tunes. 586-2016.

The Broadcast, 6 p.m. May 26, Carrier Park, 500 Amboy Road, Asheville. Female fronted, six piece soul infused rock band. 989-3587 or www.mountains portsfestival.com.

JAZZ AND BLUES

Sunday jazz, 1 p.m. every Sunday with Michael Jefry Stevens and Eliot Wadopien, The Altamont, 18 Church St., Asheville. $10. 270-7747 or www.myaltamont.com.

STORYTELLING/ PUPPETRY/COMEDY

Comedy open mic 9-11 p.m. every Saturday, Wall Street Coffee House, 62 Wall St., Asheville. Everyone gets six minutes to try to make the audience laugh. 545-8502 or 423-0023.

Live comedy 8:30-10 p.m. every Wednesday at Essence Lounge at Harrah's Cherokee Casino.

Poet Glenis Redmond, 7 p.m. April 10, Mars Hill College, Belk Auditorium in Wren Building. Free.

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